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Duration 4h 6m
Distance 498.1 km
Average price 24€
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Thessaloníki and Athens takes 4h 6m and the fastest train takes 3h 57m. The train service runs several times per day from Thessaloníki to Athens. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Thessaloniki
  2. Athens
4h 9m
19€ - 28€

Thessaloníki to Athens train times

Trains run every four hours between Thessaloníki and Athens. The service departs Thessaloníki at 18:15 in the evening, which arrives into Athens at 22:24. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 4h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Thessaloníki to Athens? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Athens. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between Thessaloníki and Athens is 304 km. The road distance is 498.1 km.

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Thessaloníki to Athens train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloníki to Athens train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Athens station.

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What companies run services between Thessaloníki and Athens?

Greek Railways (OSE) operates a train from Thessaloniki to Athens every 4 hours. Tickets cost 19€ - 28€ and the journey takes 4h 9m.
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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